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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (Lingayen Gulf, 9 to 14 January 1945) - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal (1)
LCT(6)-800 was transferred to Thailand and named HTMS Rawl (L762)
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 25 May 1944, at Mount Vernon Bridge Co., Mount Vernon , OH.
Launched, 14 June 1944
Delivered and placed in service, 16 June 1944
During World War II LCT(6)-800 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater:
LCT Flotilla Twenty-Seven;
Group Eighty-One, LT. W.B. Hazeltine) and participated in the following campaign:
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Acquired by the Royal Thai Navy, date unknown, named HTMS Rawl (L762)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
LCT(6)-800 earned one battle star for World War II service
|Campaign and Dates
Lingayen Gulf landings, 6 to 18 January 1945
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
limiting 3' 9"
maximum navigation 5'
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
four .50 cal. machine guns
gun shields 10lbs
Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' Service Generators
three propellers, 675shp
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||LCT Flotilla 27, Group 81 Letter of Commendation for service during the Luzon operation at Lingayen Gulf.
||Debra Burns for her Father Frank J. Katzler, Coxswain LCT-1167
| HTMS RAWL (L762)
||Ex- LCT(6)-800 underway, while in Royal Thai Navy service as , HTMS Rawl (L762), circa 1950, location unknown.
Official Royal Thai Navy photo from "Jane's Fighting Ships 1956-57".
There is no DANFS history for LCT(6)-800 available at Navsource.
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 27 March 2015
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|